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Leaders aren’t born, they’re made!

Develop key leadership skills in strategic and business planning, people development, change management and organisational innovation, and learn how to better manage risk and undertake projects. Our industry-experienced, expert teachers and supportive learning environment will help you develop a broad range of work-ready skills and applications to operate at the highest levels of management and reach your career goals Course details

Combined $10,000 VET Student Loans available


Cairns, External

Key dates and info


Recognition of prior learning (RPL): Varies / Varies
Online: up to 24 months / Each block of 2 units to be completed in 12 weeks
Full time: 1 year / up to 5 days per week

Course details


  • Full Fee $4,500 - $7,500

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

Cairns Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
External Any time Each block of 2 units to be completed in 12 weeks Online
Any time Varies Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Entry requirements

Year 12 education or equivalent.

This qualification has no formal entry criteria however the preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include successful completion of a relevant Certificate at either Certificate III or IV level. Alternatively having vocational experience in relevant work roles at supervisory level or supporting senior staff would be well regarded.


Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Study from any location

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.


Full-time (face-to-face): 1 year (2 semesters of 20 weeks). Classes are timetabled 3 days per week 8:30am – 3:30pm plus self-directed study will be required in addition to class time. Part-time options are available if students require, to complete in 18 - 24months.

Online: Study is structured into 6 blocks of 2 units maximum.  Total course duration is designed to take 18–24 months. Each block of 2 units is designed to be completed in 12 weeks.

Students will be able to access the online course content from the first day of each intake. Please note that you must be enrolled in order to access the online learning materials. Students may enrol in up to 2 units of competency per intake, to ensure management of study load.


Students need to successfully complete 12 units to gain the qualification; 4 core and 8 elective units

External students are to enrol in 2 units at a time.

Classroom based Semester 1
BSBADM502 Manage meetings Elective
BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems Elective
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service Elective
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance Elective
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust the marketing mix Elective
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence Core
Classroom based Semester 2
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Core
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Core


Not all electives available at all campuses

RPL Pricing: $4,500.00

Please note that if students are wishing to access VET Student Loans to pay for their fees, they must meet the ‘Student entry procedure’ requirements; namely:

  • obtains a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded to the student by an agency or authority of a State or Territory for the student’s completion of year 12; or

  • the student is assessed as displaying competence at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy; and that the VET provider reasonably believes that the student displays that competence.

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$4,500 - $7,500


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Full fee

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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


BSB50215 & BSB51915 Diploma of Business incorporating Diploma of Leadership and Management

Job prospects

  • Manager/Assistant Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Business Manager - Management
  • Office Administrator

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

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Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Last updated on 4 May 2017

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Combined $10,000 VET Student Loans available